Family Law and Divorce

i-soccerAre you considering a divorce or trying to resolve some other family dispute? Do you need a trusted attorney who has the experience to guide you through the process and protect your rights? Marie Zawtocki has been practicing divorce and family law in Maricopa and Pinal Counties for more than 25 years.


Marie Zawtocki is the firm’s primary family law practitioner.

Family law issues include:

  • Divorce, Legal Separation, or Annulment
  • Paternity–where the parents were not married to each other
  • Parenting Plans—Establishment, modifications, and enforcement
  • Child Support—establishment, modifications, enforcement, and IV-D cases
  • Spousal Maintenance (Alimony)—establishment, modifications, and enforcement
  • Grandparent Rights and Third Party Rights (In Loco Parentis)
  • Custody.  As of January 1, 2013, Arizona now calls this legal decision making authority
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Post-Decree Enforcement of the Decree and other orders
  • Domestic Violence, Orders of Protection, Restraining Orders
  • Parenting Coordinator (by court appointment only)
  • Mediation of all family court matters
  • Relocation–where one parent moves away
  • Domestication of foreign judgments (enforcing out of state and non United States orders)
  • Pets: custody and support and including dogs, cats, horses, and other loved animals
  • Property Distribution of the community debts and assets
  • Military related issues including military pensions, parenting plans, and support
  • Protecting your sole and separate property in a divorce
  • Conciliation — to preserve a marriage